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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

WEEKEND MBA ● FIT YOUR LIFE

  • Accelerated degree program designed to fit your schedule.

  • Classes on Saturdays.

  • Study FULL-TIME and get the degree in less than 2 years.

  • Study PART-TIME and finish at your own pace

Objectives

  • To provide the intensive training in business administration required for success in today’s global community as an international business leader, entrepreneur, manager, negotiator, vendor, or trader.

  • To equip graduates with the ability to plan, direct and coordinate strategic and operational activities as managers of companies and public or private-sector organizations.

  • To prepare graduates to communicate skillfully, effectively, and professionally with industry, business leaders, employees, colleagues, and the public.

  • To produce the confidence in graduates to find employment in the areas of concentration, including the capability to establish and manage a successful business.

  • To provide the means whereby graduates may lead more financially productive lives and have successful professional careers in the United States or global community.

Admissions Requirements

Bachelor's Degree

2.0

GPA

36 credits in Humanities, Math & Sciences, and Social Sciences (at least one course in each field). 24 credits in other courses.

Subject Courses
Humanities Courses in fields such as literature, philosophy, logic, foreign language, art, music appreciation, and communications, including rhetoric, composition, and speech; but excluding business communications, spelling, letter writing, and word study.
Mathematics and the Sciences Courses such as biology, chemistry, physics, geology, astronomy, and mathematics theory and analysis, including algebra, trigonometry, geometry, calculus, and other advanced mathematics courses, but excluding business mathematics and basic computations.
Social Sciences Courses such as history, economics, political science, geography, sociology, anthropology, and general psychology, but excluding courses such as practical psychology, selling techniques and social or business behavior.
Other Courses Courses accepted in this category can be from any field as long as they are not remedial. They must equal 24 credits.

TOFEL iBT 61 or IELTS 6.0

Students who don’t meet the TOEFL/IELTS requirements for MBA can still apply. They will enroll in full-time ESL courses until they meet the requirements.

If English is an official language in the student’s native country. TOFEL/IELTS scores are not required.

4 Trimesters (1 1/3 years full-time)

Master in Business Administration (MBA)

Trimester Course Name Semester Credits Clock Hours
TotalTotal Required Credits for MBA 36570
First Trimester
MBA 5201 Business Communication 230
MBA 5302 Finance and Financial Reporting 345
MBA 5303 Human Resources Management 345
Second Trimester
MBA 5304 Information Technology 345
MBA 5305 International Business Trends 345
MBA 5306 Law, Ethics and Economics in Business 345
Third Trimester
MBA 5307 Organizational Leadership 345
MBA 5308 Management Accounting 345
MBA 5309 Project Management 345
Fourth Trimester
MBA 5310 Marketing and Decision Making 345
MBA 5311 Operations, Supply Chain Management and Quality 345
MBA 5312 Capstone: Strategy and Environmental Scanning 345
MBA 5116 Externship: Practical Training Seminar 145

MBA 5201 Business Communication 2 credits (30 hours)

This course includes a brief introduction to the major forms of business communication including: interpersonal communication, communication to groups, presenting sales pitches, writing policies, requests for proposals, business emails, and personal branding (including building resumes and bios). This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.

Prerequisite: None.

MBA 5302 Finance and Financial Reporting 3 credits (45 hours)

This course includes a brief introduction to business finance methods, models and practices. This includes the different types of financial reports and financial reporting best practices. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.

Prerequisite: None.

MBA 5303 Human Resources Management 3 credits (45 hours)

This course includes an introduction to human resource management models and practices. This includes all of the different human resources core areas including: recruitment, selection, training, performance management, employment law, HRIS systems, and compensation/benefits. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments. Prerequisite: None.

MBA 5304 Information Technology 3 credits (45 hours)

This course includes an introduction to the importance of information technologies in business. This will include the various systems (and processes) and equipment used to automate work, track information about business practices, and assist in decision making. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.

Prerequisite: None.

MBA 5305 International Business Trends 3 credits (45 hours)

This course includes an introduction to international business trends. This will include the various drivers to globalization as well as the impacts of other countries’ economic, political, cultural, and legal environments on an organization’s operational and strategic alternatives and its managerial decisions. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.

Prerequisite: None.

MBA 5306 Law, Ethics and Economics in Business 3 credits (45 hours)

This course includes an introduction to trends and topics in legal, ethical and economic issues in business. This will include the types of information and data that can be gathered by business leaders so that they can make sustainable & ethical decisions for business entities. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.

Prerequisite: None.

MBA 5307 Leadership Fundamentals 3 credits (45 hours)

This course includes an introduction to leadership and managerial decision making. This will include the history of leadership research, the different types of leadership and leadership decision making models. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.

Prerequisite: None.

MBA 5308 Management Accounting 3 credits (45 hours)

This course includes an introduction to managerial accounting. This will include the understanding of financial statements and common accounting terms; as well as the ability to follow accounting standards and track, record and audit financial numbers. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.

Prerequisite: None.

MBA 5309 Managing People, Projects and Technology 3 credits (45 hours)

This course includes an introduction to managing people, projects and technology. This will include the basics of project management. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.

Prerequisite: None.

MBA 5310 Marketing and Decision Making 3 credits (45 hours)

This course includes an introduction to marketing products and services. This will include exploring topics such as: integrated communications, marketing mix, consumer behavior, pricing, and market segmentation, targeting and positioning. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.

Prerequisite: None.

MBA 5311 Operations, Supply Chain Management and Quality 3 credits (45 hours)

This course includes an introduction to production and operations management. This will include content on supply chain management, quality/process improvement models, and quantitative methods for management. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.

Prerequisite: None.

MBA 5312 Strategy and Environmental Scanning 3 credits (45 hours)

This course includes an introduction to strategy concepts and models. This will include learning more about environmental scanning and preparing to develop strategies (decision making). This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.

Prerequisite: None.

MBA 5116       Practical Training Seminar                                                    1 credit (45 hours)

This course prepares students to apply MBA course concepts, skills, and capabilities to actual job experiences. The student is required to obtain a position in their area of concentration and apply what they have learned to the actual job experience.

Prerequisite:  None.

MBA 5116       Externship:  Practical Training Seminar                              1 credit (45 hours)

This course prepares students to apply MBA course concepts, skills, and capabilities to actual job experiences. The student is required to obtain an externship position in their area of concentration and apply what they have learned to the actual job experience.

Prerequisites:  All core MBA courses (MBA 5201, MBA 5302, MBA 5303, MBA 5304, MBA 5305, MBA 5306, MBA 5307, MBA 5308, MBA 5309, MBA 5310, MBA 5311)

Thirty-six (36) credit hours completed with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher are required to receive the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree.

Admissions Process

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